I’m happy to celebrate National Poetry Month by participating in a variety of challenges available to those who wish to write a poem a day during the month of April. I’ve decided to browse the various prompts, choose one that speaks to me and post it to my blog.
This prompt came from NaPoWriMo: http://www.napowrimo.net/ where the challenge for Day 2 is to write a poem incorporating the titles of three books you have in your library.
we have known both the agony
and the ecstasy of nights
held back from sleep
the sultry summer lust
our bodies wrapped in love’s
embrace and sweat
a random song that
cleaves the night but who would
dare to kill a mockingbird?
the soul’s raging war of
hearts betrayed or
yet in the morn we resurrect
we rise renewed, bodies sated
Sleepless is something i know rather well.
A very emotional time
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Happy April challenges! 🙂
This is lovely and so emotive. Both the light and dark of insomnia!
this one is tunning..
this is fantastic liv. liked the sensousness of the poem.
the summer lust expression, I loved it! I like the challenge you chose!
Bravo! Very clever, Victoria! 🙂
I you drinking lots of ice tea there to combat the heat?
Ha! Thank goodness for air conditioning, huh.
Beautiful! I especially like the third stanza… love “cleaves”…
Nice write! The image goes well with the poem